OBITUARY

Gird Warren Jr.

September 18, 1928December 28, 2018

Gird Norman Warren, Jr., 90, of Brandon, passed away at Mississippi Care Center in Raleigh on Friday, December 28, 2018.

Visitation will be 12:00-2:00pm, Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl. Funeral services will follow at 2:00pm in the funeral home chapel with interment in Brandon Memorial Gardens.

Gird was born September 18, 1928, in Puckett, a son of the late Gird N. Warren, Sr. and Grace Miley Warren. He was a graduate of Brandon High School and Mississippi College.

A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Gird served our country for four years, which included Overseas Service in Germany.

Gird enjoyed a lengthy career in education and athletics. He coached at Coldwater High School, Union High School, Port Gibson High School, Florence High School, and taught at Pearl High School. Later he went into the insurance business.

Gird was a charter member of Brandon Baptist Church, a member of Tyrian Lodge #427 F&AM in Brandon, and a member of the Shrine.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of more than fifty years, Juanita Walker Warren; brothers-in-law, Jim Pratt, and Earl Lloyd Walker; and sister-in-law, Myra Jo Walker Wilson.

He is survived by his son, Gird N. Warren, III, and wife Rhonda of the Sylvarena Community; granddaughter, Courtney Osborn and husband Brett; great-granddaughter, Graycen Osborn; sister, Gwynn Pratt of Katie, TX; brothers, Joe Warren and wife Betty of Pelahatchie, and Ken Warren and wife Alice of Mountain View, AR; sister-in-law, Maxine Walker of Brookhaven; brother-in-law, Ray Wilson of Cleveland; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

  • FAMILY

  • Gird Warren, III & wife Rhonda, Son
  • Courtney Osborn & husband Brett, Granddaughter
  • Graycen Osborn, Great-Granddaughter
  • Gwynn Pratt, Sister
  • Joe Warren & wife Betty, Brother
  • Ken Warren & wife Alice, Brother
  • Maine Walker, Sister-In-Law
  • Ray Wilson, Brother-In-Law

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, December 30, 2018
  • Funeral Service Sunday, December 30, 2018
REMEMBERING

Gird Warren Jr.

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Gary and Cynthia Simons

December 29, 2018

We saw him many times at Crossgates Manor Nursing home visiting Mrs Warren. He was such a faithful husband. We loved his smile and had fun talking with him. He brought me some flowers to plant in my flower bed and I still have them. They remind me of him each time I see them. He will be missed.

FROM THE FAMILY